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Vince Young, Alex Green, and D.J Williams Among Notable Roster Cuts; Johnny Jolly Survives
August 31st, 2013 at 5:46 PM
The NFL 53-man deadline has come and gone, as the Green Bay Packers released notable players such as quarterback Vince Young, tight end D.J. Williams, running back Alex Green, and wide receiver Charles Johnson on Saturday. Notable survivors at the final cut deadline includes defensive tackle Johnny Jolly, defensive lineman...

Tough Cuts at Tight End and Running Back Lies Ahead for Green Bay Packers
August 30th, 2013 at 4:25 PM
The Green Bay Packers finished off the 2013 preseason poorly last night, as the Kansas City Chiefs blew out the Packers, 30-8. Despite the lopsided score, many Packer players made quite a case for why they should be one of 53 players on the Packers regular season roster. Earlier on...

27 Players Remain on Green Bay Packers Roster Bubble
August 29th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
The Green Bay Packers will play their final exhibition game of the preseason at Arrowhead Stadium against the Kansas City Chiefs (kickoff at 7 p.m. CST), and players such as wide receiver Jeremy Ross, quarterback Vince Young, kicker Mason Crosby, defensive tackle Johnny Jolly, and safety Chris Banjo will be...

Green Bay Packers Crosby Takes Pay-Cut
August 29th, 2013 at 11:47 AM
The Green Bay Packers and kicker Mason Crosby have agreed on a restructured contract, according to Shutdown Corner’s Brian McIntyre. Crosby agreed to a five-year contract before the 2012 season, and he is planning to enter the third year of the contract in 2013. According to Shutdown Corner, and Yahoo! Sports,...

Green Bay Packers Head into Preseason Finale with Many Roster Spots up for Grabs
August 28th, 2013 at 4:50 PM
The Green Bay Packers will play their final exhibition game of the preseason in Kansas City tomorrow night, and the Packers have a bevy of players who are competing for a spot on the team’s 53-man regular season roster. “The emphasis will be to let the younger guys play the majority...

Green Bay Packers Place Four Players on IR and PUP List, Release Ramirez
August 27th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
The Green Bay Packers have officially placed offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga (ACL), rookie wide receiver Kevin Dorsey (foot), running back DuJuan Harris (knee), and linebacker Jarvis Reed (ankle) on the Injured-Reserve list Tuesday, according to the Packers’ official team website. General Manager Ted Thompson also placed safety Sean Richardson (neck), defensive...

Green Bay Packers Place Starting Running Back Harris on IR
August 27th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
The Green Bay Packers placed running back DuJuan Harris on the Injured-Reserve list Tuesday, according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. Harris re-injured his knee during Friday’s preseason loss against the Seattle Seahawks. Physically, Harris has had a tough offseason leading up to 2013. Before mini-camp, Harris had a non-cancerous tumor...

No Advantage in Green Bay Packers Backup Quarterback Battle in Wake of Final Roster Cuts
August 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers released backup quarterback Graham Harrell on Sunday, as the backup quarterback job has been limited to two competitors—2nd year pro B.J. Coleman and veteran Vince Young. Packers General Manager Ted Thompson released Harrell among other players on Sunday, as NFL teams must cut their rosters to...

Green Bay Packers Confident in Burnett, Jennings, and McMillian
August 15th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
The Green Bay Packers looked to have been in serious trouble at the safety position after the team avoided selecting a safety in the 2013 NFL Draft. With the return of safeties Morgan Burnett, M.D. Jennings, and Jerron McMillian, both Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and General Manager Ted Thompson...

Green Bay Packers Cornerbacks, “The Best Ones Will Play, the Next Ones Will Watch”
August 15th, 2013 at 5:32 PM
The Green Bay Packers have had a busy training camp filled with numerous position battles, but the greatest position battle in camp may lie in the defensive secondary at the cornerback position. With nine players vying for 5-7 jobs in training camp, the battle is best for the growth of...

Green Bay Packers Keeping the Kicking Competition as Balanced as Possible in Camp
August 14th, 2013 at 3:44 PM
The Green Bay Packers special teams squad is one of the best in the entire NFL…until the kicking situation is factored into the final equation. Currently, the Packers seem to be squared away with 4th-year punter Tim Masthay, and returners Randall Cobb and Jeremy Ross. The kicking situation is the most...

Green Bay Packers Inside Linebacker Group Filled with Great Depth
August 13th, 2013 at 8:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers don’t have one of the flashiest inside linebacker groups in the NFL, but the potential and depth within the group has Packers head coach Mike McCarthy excited. “I think our inside linebacker depth is as good as we’ve had”, McCarthy said earlier this offseason. “This is definitely...

Matthews, Perry Lead Green Bay Packers Outside Linebacker Group
August 13th, 2013 at 6:35 PM
The Green Bay Packers  recorded 47 sacks on opposing quarterbacks in the 2012 season—4th best in the NFL. A major reason for the high sack total was the presence of All-Pro Clay Matthews, and the Packers depth at the outside linebacker position. “I like the whole outside linebacker group”, Packers head...

Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Shows Promise Through Competition at Camp
August 12th, 2013 at 5:30 PM
After the Green Bay Packers started and ended their season with losses to the San Francisco 49ers, pundits criticized the Packers for lacking “toughness” and physicality” along the defensive line. The Packers must’ve listened to the critics in some kind of way, as General Manager Ted Thompson drafted defensive end Datone...

Green Bay Packers Activate Running Back Harris Off of the PUP List
August 12th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers have activated running back DuJuan Harris off of the PUP list Monday, according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. Harris, who was signed off of the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad near the end of the 2012 season, rushed for 157 yards and scored two touchdowns in...

Green Bay Packers Off to a Rough Start After Preseason Opener Shutout
August 10th, 2013 at 11:29 AM
The Arizona Cardinals shutout the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in the preseason opener for both teams, 17-0. The Packers struggled on both sides of the football, and Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said he felt the first preseason game could’ve been a lot better. “It is not exactly where...

Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals Preseason Game Guide
August 9th, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The Green Bay Packers will be without wide receiver Jordy Nelson (knee) and tight end Ryan Taylor (knee) in the team’s first preseason game Friday night at Lambeau Field against the Arizona Cardinals, according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy also said the Packers could be without running back Eddie...

Green Bay Packers Have High Expectations for Rookie David Bakhtiari
August 8th, 2013 at 3:32 PM
The Green Bay Packers play their first preseason game tomorrow evening at Lambeau Field, as they will host the Arizona Cardinals. The majority of eyes will not be on the Packers new pair of rookie running backs or their physically gifted and speedy rookie defensive end. Most of the focus...

Jennings Talking About the Green Bay Packers…again
August 7th, 2013 at 5:02 PM
Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver and new Minnesota Viking Greg Jennings hasn’t let up negative remarks towards his old team. Jennings said in an interview with KFAN Radio-Minneapolis/St. Paul that he was “brainwashed” while playing for the Packers, according to ESPN.com’s Rob Demovsky. “Being over in Green Bay, you’re brainwashed...

Skirmishes Break Out in Green Bay Packers Training Camp Wednesday
August 7th, 2013 at 4:34 PM
Tensions rose in Green Bay Packers training camp Wednesday, as notable players such as tight end Jermichael Finley, defender Jarvis Reed, offensive lineman Greg Van Roten, and linebacker Robert Francois were involved in numerous scuffles in practice. As seen online (it can be found on YouTube), Finley and Reed initially exchanged...